Saturday, August 18, 2018

4G could boost UK retail by £1.8bn

Super-fast network 4G could boost the UK retail sector by £1.8 billion, new research released today reveals. Representing a 113 per cent year-on-year rise...

Asos total sales soar 37% in Q2

Fashion e-tailer Asos has seen total retail sales soar 37 per cent in its second quarter, driven by a strong performance in the UK,...

Findel to dispose of healthcare division

Home shopping retail group Findel is to dispose of its healthcare division (NRS) after entering into a conditional agreement with private equity company LDC,...

Online sales rise despite m-commerce slowdown

Online retail sales increased 13 per cent year-on-year last month despite a continued slowing of mobile sales, figures released today reveal. According to the...

Amazon ‘rape’ T-shirts removed from sale

Pure play e-tailer Amazon has pulled a line of T-shirts featuring slogans including ‘Keep Calm & Rape A Lot‘ after a flood of complaints....

Groupon CEO “fired”

Voucher website Groupon has confirmed the departure of CEO Andrew Mason following disappointing results as the company suffered a further quarterly loss. Mason, who...

Sales via mobile reached £7.5bn in 2012

Last year, £7.5 billion was spent through mobile devices with sales via mobile accounting for 12 per cent of total e-tail sales in 2012,...

Small shops set out high street fears

The Government must incentivise small business entry to the high street in order to spur growth, MPs have warned. According to the All Party...

N Brown poaches TOFS chief for CEO

Internet and catalogue home shopping retail business N Brown Group has poached The Original Factory Shop (TOFS) CEO Angela Spindler as it eyes further...

Amazon has record Xmas despite net income fall

Pure play e-tailer Amazon has reported record Christmas trading as sales soared 22 per cent to $21.3 billion (£13.5 billion) in its fourth quarter...

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The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...